The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 615 617 621
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing 2G 17 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.062% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.38% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 5
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7013 7927 7671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.70% 16.34% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5960 6585 6313
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 4 £48,500 +29.33%
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 35 (97.22%) 3G
1 35 (97.22%) Telecoms
2 30 (83.33%) Network Architecture
3 29 (80.56%) 4G
4 27 (75.00%) SS7
5 25 (69.44%) Degree
6 23 (63.89%) Internet
7 12 (33.33%) MVNO
8 11 (30.56%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (27.78%) LTE
9 10 (27.78%) UMTS
10 9 (25.00%) Fault Management
10 9 (25.00%) Change Control
11 8 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
12 5 (13.89%) Diameter Protocol
12 5 (13.89%) SIGTRAN
12 5 (13.89%) Billing
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle
12 5 (13.89%) TCAP
12 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
13 4 (11.11%) UNIX
13 4 (11.11%) Linux
13 4 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 4 (11.11%) Operations Management
14 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
14 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
14 3 (8.33%) SUSE

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (2.78%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) 3G
2 29 (80.56%) 4G
3 27 (75.00%) SS7
4 23 (63.89%) Internet
5 12 (33.33%) MVNO
6 10 (27.78%) LTE
6 10 (27.78%) UMTS
7 5 (13.89%) TCAP
7 5 (13.89%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (13.89%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (5.56%) GSM
9 1 (2.78%) SMS
9 1 (2.78%) Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) VoLTE
9 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 35 (97.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) Network Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.78%) IT Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
1 3 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Statistics
2 1 (2.78%) Telematics
2 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Network Architecture
2 11 (30.56%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (25.00%) Change Control
3 9 (25.00%) Fault Management
4 8 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.11%) Operations Management
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.78%) Product Management
8 1 (2.78%) Analytics
8 1 (2.78%) Campaign Management
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
2 2 (5.56%) Veritas
2 2 (5.56%) Huawei
3 1 (2.78%) HP
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